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Ban Song Thai

Kirchgasse 6 | 8001 Zurich, Zurich 8001, Switzerland
+41 44 252 33 31
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Overview
  • Excellent53%
  • Very good34%
  • Average8%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
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Closed
All hours
CUISINES
Asian, Thai, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
RATINGS
Service
Food
Value
Atmosphere
LOCATION
Kirchgasse 6 | 8001 Zurich, Zurich 8001, Switzerland
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71 - 80 of 283 reviews

Reviewed 18 December 2014 via mobile

Just had dinner out with my family of four. The food and service were both 1st class. We have eaten a lot of Thai around the world, this was right up with the best!! Thanks again!!!!!

Thank peterlangfelder
Ruedi R, Inhaber at Ban Song Thai, responded to this reviewResponded 13 February 2015

Sawasdee dear Peter Lang Thanks a lot for this compliment by world-wide Thai-Food Connaisseurs. We do appreciate it. We hope you pass by another time. Till then, yours Ruedi Rickli & Team

Reviewed 6 November 2014

We happened to be visiting the Grossmunster with its fantastic stained glass this afternoon, a cold and wet one in Zurich and saw this restaurant from a coffee shop we stopped at for a break from the rain. Normally we avoid Asian restaurants in Europe....More

Thank SANTraveler8
Ruedi R, Inhaber at Ban Song Thai, responded to this reviewResponded 20 December 2014

Sawasdee dear SAN Wow, what a review! It is so fantastic, we give you 5 Marks! ;-) . Seriously, we cheered on you with a glass of Prosecco. You make us feel really great! but, don't you worry, we gonna turn 20 next year, so...More

Reviewed 1 November 2014 via mobile

Very pleased to find a Thai restaurant close to our hotel and even more pleased after reading TA reviews. We didn't book, just got in and were told usually crowded so better to book and that is the way it looked whenever we worked passed,...More

Thank Tony H
Ruedi R, Inhaber at Ban Song Thai, responded to this reviewResponded 20 December 2014

Gudday Tony Thanks for taking the time for this nice review. Hope to see you again at lunch or dinner. Merry X-Mas and a happy new year. Sincerely yours Ruedi Rickli

Reviewed 31 October 2014

After an a epic two week excursion from Geneva to Zurich, via Jungfrau and the Glazier Express... our last meal was had in Ban Song Thai. What a result. Friendly staff. Tasty food. As reasonable a price as you can expect in Zurich. Must go!!...More

Thank Murray M
Ruedi R, Inhaber at Ban Song Thai, responded to this reviewResponded 20 December 2014

Sawasdee dear Murray What a nice feedback! Thank you very much! We wish you a merry Christmas, a happy new year and that you come back to visit us soon. sincerely yours Ruedi Rickli

Reviewed 22 October 2014

Nice little Thai place not far from Helmhaus. Cute decoration as long as we do not have one of the table facing the main door. You can also seat in higher tables, original idea - we liked it. Food is overall good, tasty and spicy...More

Thank 549LaurentA
Ruedi R, Inhaber at Ban Song Thai, responded to this reviewResponded 9 November 2014

Dear Laure Thank you for the report and your coming back. When did you notice the immature wine list? Please, when you come back next time give me a hint in what sense you would like to have it changed. Looking forward seeing, I mean...More

Reviewed 6 September 2014

This was a recommendation from the same book that recommended the Kronenhalle so we were a bit dubious and were thinking of cancelling our reservation. I’m so glad we didn’t. The food was probably the best Thai I’ve eaten outside of Thailand to date. We...More

Thank BugLet
Ruedi R, Inhaber at Ban Song Thai, responded to this reviewResponded 9 November 2014

Dear BugLet Thanks for this beautiful report: I am glad you have not followed your thought of cancelling. I like the expression "cosy". some call us crammed. We are so happy, you found us early enough! ;-) Come again, soon. Yours Ruedi Rickli p.s. what...More

Reviewed 6 September 2014

I love this place. For years they serve authentic Thai food and quality is very high. Prices as you realize are Swiss and not Thai which is to be expected. Table setting is very tight. They try to squeeze too many people in their small...More

Thank TravelPal S
Ruedi R, Inhaber at Ban Song Thai, responded to this reviewResponded 9 November 2014

Dear Travel Pal Please love us as we are. Since 19 years we have not changed the setting. Everything is changing, we try to keep our standard. Thanks for the report and we hope to see you again soon. yours Ruedi Rickli

Reviewed 5 September 2014 via mobile

Love the atmosphere and of course the food! Very authentic and the owners are also very friendly! A tiny thai oasis in the heart of Zurich! Definitly one of the best restaurants in Zurich! Prices are adequate to it's location...

Thank lukerenegade
Ruedi R, Inhaber at Ban Song Thai, responded to this reviewResponded 9 November 2014

Dear lukereneg Nice title you give us! thank you very much. Would like to be the best Thai in New yourk! ;-) Looking forward seeing you again. Yours Ruedi Rickli

Reviewed 8 August 2014 via mobile

College and I went and had a nice meal. Not the cheapest Thai in town, but enjoyed all the same. Found the tables too close together, felt crammed in. There's having an atmosphere and feeling you're on your neighbours lap. Went to go back few...More

Thank Guppyuk
Ruedi R, Inhaber at Ban Song Thai, responded to this reviewResponded 9 November 2014

Dear Guppyuk Thank you for tanking time to write the review. We are glad, that at least you liked our food. Hope to see you again. Ruedi Rickli p.s. we will be on holiday between Dec. 24 to Jan. 04.

Reviewed 8 July 2014

The dinner was pleasant with one surprise to note. We ask for the starter to be spicy and it was REALLY spicy, even for a thai level (I actually never ate a so spicy dish in Thailand). So be careful. The Terrace is nice in...More

Thank 777777Nicolas7777777
Ruedi R, Inhaber at Ban Song Thai, responded to this reviewResponded 4 November 2014

Dear 777777Nic Thank you for taking the time to write a note. Some days in summer are hectic because of the terrace. three degrees warmer and it is quiet in our street. We usually cook with 80 percent of what we consider the spiciness of...More

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
USD 27 - USD 46
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Reservations, Outdoor Seating
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Romantic, Child-friendly, Kids, Business meetings
Open Hours
Monday
11:30 - 14:45
18:00 - 23:30
Tuesday
11:30 - 14:45
18:00 - 23:30
Wednesday
11:30 - 14:45
18:00 - 23:30
Thursday
11:30 - 14:45
18:00 - 23:30
Friday
11:30 - 14:45
18:00 - 23:30
Saturday
18:00 - 23:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Kirchgasse 6 | 8001 Zurich, Zurich 8001, Switzerland
  • Location: Europe  >  Switzerland  >  Canton of Zurich  >  Zurich>  > Old Town
  • Neighbourhood: Old Town
  • Phone Number: +41 44 252 33 31
  • E-mail
Description
Thai Restaurant est. 1995, Since same owner. No MSG. A la carte evenings: exclusively bio beef, Mangrove sustainable shrimp, bio porc. Only best quality products.
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